By Maahi KAUR


Drama - Completed 2014

Story highlights the domestic child labour scenario occurring in India

& Awards

Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Festival 2015
Official Selection
International Film Festival of South Asia, Toronto 2015
Canadian Premier
San Francisco Film Awards 2015
Award of Excellence
The World Music & Independent Film Festival 2015
Nomination for Best Director & Best Actor
Filmi Toronto's South Asian Film Festival 2015
Official Selection
Los Angeles Cinefest 2015
Official Selection
he Alhambra Theatre Film Festival 2015
Official Selection
Pune Short International Film Festival 2015
Official Selection
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama, Social issues, Children's
    • Countries
    • INDIA
    • Languages
    • HINDI
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 20 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Maahi KAUR
    • Writer(s)
    • Maahi KAUR
    • Producer(s)
    • Maahi KAUR (Mahiwood Films)
    • Synopsis
    • The story revolves around a 7 yr old girl and her small dream, who lives in a one room house in the slums of Mumbai city. On her way to her school, is a big high rise building that she sees everyday and wonders how big the houses might be and if she could ever get to see a big house. One day her school teacher gives the entire class an essay to write ,titled 'My Dream', she enthusiastically writes that her dream is to go inside that building and see a big house someday. She talks to her parents about her dream and also with a woman who work inside that building and try to find our a way to enter the building. She also pray to Lord Ganesha (Lord of success and destroyer of obstacles and evils) to make her small dream come true. She also tries sneaking into the building but just doesn't find a way to enter this private secured building. Was her dream ever fulfilled and if so at what cost? Does Lord Ganesha destroy the obstacles on her way ? An insight into the extreme lives in Mumbai, the ones in the slums and the other in the high rise buildings of Mumbai. Story also highlights the domestic child labour scenario occurring in India